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Exploring the ways physicians have fun and give back beyond their practices.

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The Underdocs: making assists both on and off the playing field

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2008
Oncologists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners and nurses at the Moses Cone Regional Cancer Center are enjoying the opportunity to feel like kids…
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A bout of boredom led to a lifelong passion for tintinnabulation

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2008
Practicing medicine is not the only complex part of John Owen, MD’s life. As a young man Owen found his lifelong passion in the intricate and…
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Diving for dollars: How one physician’s bravery encouraged others to donate to Relay for Life

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2008
Each year, the staff at Oncology Hematology Associates in Springfield, Mo., participates in the American Cancer Society’s signature event, Relay…
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Ice hockey turns into leisure-time passion for these physicians

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2008
Ice is something that you put in your drink. At least it was for Thom Loree, MD, when he was growing up in New Mexico. When he moved to Buffalo…
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Restoring organs: making treasures out of trash

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2008
With origins dating back to Ancient Greece, the pipe organ is an instrument traditionally found in churches and synagogues. For Douglas G. McNeel
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Variety of hobbies complement this physician’s life

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2008
When he is not working in the clinic with patients teaching or doing research, Andrew Ko, MD, assistant clinical professor in the division of…
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For one physician, life is always an adventure

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2008
Performing jazz concerts, exploring the jungle, racing sailboats and practicing medicine: any could be part of an average day in the life of Arthur
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Changing lives through fun and physical fitness

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2008
“Empowerment through fitness and fun,” is what Fran Mason, MD, and the group at Rocky Mountain Team Survivor in Boulder, Colo., strive to provide…
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Manpower needed in Eritrea

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2008
When Mark A. Morgan, MD, chief of gynecologic oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, accepted an invitation from the Stanford Eritrean Women’s Project…